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College Coaches Explain What Social Media Is To Them

There are Three Categories of Coaches in This Video The first, they are admittedly naive about social media and, for one reason or another, unwilling to even take the time to learn what it is (Jim Boeheim). Second, they are aware but frightened of social media to the point they try and control it; and third, they […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Social Media & Recruitng


Cody Paul: College Football Recruiting the Hard Way

Do You Know Who Cody Paul Is? If you like watching football highlight tapes on YouTube, then you should know Cody Paul. His highlight video from 2007 in Pop Warner football has almost 9 million views. If anyone was going to be next for being a major college football running back, surely he was. If […]

Posted in Communicating with College Coaches, Football Recruiting


Tips for Creating a Great Recruiting Video

A good recruiting video can make a huge difference in your chances of getting an athletic scholarship. In many cases, your highlight video is your greatest shot to get the attention of a coach. Coaches look for specific things in video, and there are steps you can take to make your sure your video doesn’t get thrown in […]

Posted in Highlight & Skills Videos, Recruiting Resume


Football Camps: If You Want to Play in College You Have to Go!

I just finished reading an excellent article by Andy Staples about the two players from Australia playing in the upcoming national championship game on January 9 (Brad Wing and Jesse Williams). As college football coaches look for the edge in recruiting, they are beginning to recruit more and more from outside of the US. Did […]

Posted in Camps, Combines & Showcases, Football Recruiting


#4 Recruiting Corner: Financing College as an College Athlete

On this week’s episode we cover a very important topic, the financial obligations of making your college decisions. These decisions are very important because for every dollar you take you out from the bank to either completely pay for or supplement a scholarship you were awarded you must pay back the dollar plus some interest. If […]

Posted in Athletic Scholarships, The Recruiting Corner Videos


The 6 Biggest College Recruiting Decisions to Make Your Senior Year

In the sports recruiting process, senior year is a big year. It comes with all sorts of deadlines, dates to remember, and a huge decision come spring. But before you make the final decision on what college you’ll be attending, there are several little but significant choices you must make in order to get you there. As […]

Posted in Senior year & Recruiting, Sports Recruiting


The 7 Most Important Senior Year College Recruiting Deadlines

In the recruiting process, senior year is crucial. By senior year, your athlete should already be well into the recruiting process, having contacted coaches and developed those relationships. High school athletes heading into their senior year should have a list of schools that they have researched and coaches they are speaking with, because they will […]

Posted in Senior year & Recruiting, Sports Recruiting


Don’t Let the College Recruiting Process Take Over

The college recruiting process is complicated and can be overwhelming for many families. There are schools to research, coaches to contact, profiles to be built, videos to be edited, and much more. And this is on top of your student athlete’s schedule and responsibilities. To be successful in athletic recruiting, you need to be organized and have […]

Posted in Beginning your Recruitment, Parents & Recruiting


Official Visit: Make Sure it’s Your Athlete’s, Not Yours

As a parent, it is easy to get caught up in the recruiting process with your athlete. Choosing the right college is a huge decision for your athlete and your family, and visiting schools is an important part of that process. When your athlete is invited to make an official visit to a school, you want to make […]

Posted in Official & Unofficial Visits, Parents & Recruiting


#3 Recruiting Corner: The GPA in College Recruiting

It is your responsibility and your responsibility alone to meet the NCAA academic eligibility requirements. One of the most critical components to your eligibility is your GPA. In this weeks Recruiting Corner we cover what the GPA is and how it will impact your college recruiting. [powerpress] GPA stands for Grade Point Average, most high […]

Posted in Academic Eligibility, The Recruiting Corner Videos



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